Events

Talking Tucker!

Please join JHSGH for breakfast behind the scenes with Sophie Tucker's official biographers

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Remarkable Women of Hartford

Please join us for a book talk with author Cynthia Wolfe Boynton

Co-sponsored by JHSGH and Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford

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Austin House and Wadsworth Atheneum Tour

Join us for a docent-led tour of the Austin House (Scarborough Street), and Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008 at the Wadsworth Atheneum

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Exhibitions

Historic Hartford Synagogues, An Online Exhibit

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Please enjoy our latest online exhibit by clicking the link above

Connecticut Jewish Farmers

The Society's curent exhibit focuses on Jewish farmers in Connecticut. It is supplemented by an exhibit called "Return of the Land: Jewish Farming Around the World" from the Museum of Jewish Civilization, Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, University of Hartford.

Now on display at the JHSGH

Publications

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NEW!

A Brief Look Back; A Historical Overview of the Jewish Legal Community of Hartford, Connecticut

This newly published scholarly journal by the JHSGH documents more than 100 years of legal history in the greater Hartford area and acknowledges the noteworthy contributions of individuals and firms through these decades. It features a historical narrative, as well as oral history interviews and personal recollections from a number of lawyers and judges.

Revisiting Our Neighborhoods: Stories from Hartford Past

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An anthology of stories set in Hartford's North End as well as in downtown, the South End, and the West End. The 135 contributors to this collection fondly recall unforgettable memories of friendship, family, and community.

To read some poems and excerpts from this new publication click here.

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A Life of the Land: Connecticut's Jewish Farmers

The story of the resilience and persverance of CT Jewish farmers and how they impacted their local communities.